Chapter 8: Southern Hamlets, Villages, and Towns
Two factors—railway lines and the DLS system— influence the location and form of settlements in southern
The arrangement can produce a road orientation that is at an angle to the squares of the DLS (e.g. Hartney and Dauphin). Other settlements have a road system that harmonizes with the DLS into which the urban pattern is slotted, with roads trending north/south and east/west (e.g.
Several of the usual items of infrastructure can be seen: a school 7, a rink 8, and a racetrack 9.
Figure 8.59: Elkhorn
Vertical air photograph: A20371-136
Flight height 9,820 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 6 inches
Scale: 1:16,200 (approx.)
Date: May 12, 1968
Location: Township 11 and 12; Range 28 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62F Virden